• Location
    Holiday Inn Lesnaya
    Moscow, Russia
  • Date
    Nov 19-20, 2019
Eng | Rus

International Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Biobased Economy "Graintek-2018"


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Day One, November 14, 2018

8:30 Start of registration and welcome coffee

9:30 - 11:00 introductory remarks. Legislation and development of the market for products of deep grain processing: did the government start to pay attention to the industry? How will the legislation on bioethanol affect the market?
Alex ABLAEV, PhD, President, Russian Biofuels Association
The November theses on industrial biotechnology. Legislation on bioethanol is passed - what next?
Vladimir AVDEENKO, Director of the Department of Science and Technology Policy and Education, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
Vladimir SKVORTSOV, Deputy Director of the Department of Food and Processing Industry, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
The development of the industry of deep processing of grain in Russia.
Mikhail ERSHOV, Ph.D., Head of the Department of Automobile and Aviation Petrol and Additives, VNII Institute of Oil Refining (VNII NP)
Development of the market of fuel bioethanol in Russia.
Rolf HOGAN, Executive Director, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB)
Bioeconomy and sustainable development in Europe. EU biofuels requirements for sustainable development criteria.
Dmitry SHAPOVALOV, expert, NEO Center
Prospects for wet-milling and industrial biotechnology in Russia - a comparative analysis of the production of chemical products from fossil feedstock and from renewable feedstock.
Dmitry PONYATOVSKY, CEO, Agridient
Export of products to deep grain processing: features, prospects and new markets.

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee-break

11:30 - 13:00 Bioeconomy: from agricultural feedstock to big chemistry.
Alexander YANENKO, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Director, Research Center "Kurchatov Institute" - GosNIIgenetika"
Russian technologies of bioeconomy - strains, processes and technologies for the production of products from sugars.
Vladimir SHAFOROSTOV, partner, NEO Center
Prospects for exports (types and directions) of wet-milling and industrial biotechnology products.
Marina SIDAK, PhD, Head of Analytical Department, Sucden group of companies
Structural diversification of the sugar industry in solving the problem of overproduction: sugar or ethanol? Brazil experience and assessment of potential in Russia. The tax on sugary drinks in Europe - will it be in Russia? Where to put sugar?
Svetlana KUZNETSOVA, Investment Director, RusAgro
Rusagro - criteria of investment in grain and sugar beet processing projects.
Irina ZORINA, President, National Investment Association
How to arrange financing for a growing business?

13:00-14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Design and engineering of wet-milling and industrial biotechnology plants - how to avoid mistakes.
Dmitry ARSENIEV, CEO, NPK Ecologia; Vladimir GROMOVIK, General Director, "Biotechnological complex - Rosva"
How much does real grain processing plant cost? Practical experience in engineering of complex projects.High-tech biotech plant in the Kaluga region.
Torsten SCHULZE, Managing Director, Engineering Company Vogelbusch, Austria
Role and potential of biotechnological processes in the development of deep grain processing plants in Russia.
Sergey MELNICHUK, Head of SED Products, Samson Controls
Pavel MEDVEDOK, General Director Samson-Yug LLC
Features of the selection and use of valves in the biotechnology industry. Innovative technology SAMSON.
Alex CLASS, Sales Engineer, BEHN + BATES
How to properly pack the products of grain processing to get the maximum revenue. Step into the future - A new hygienic concept for packaging equipment for the food industry from "BEHN + BATES".
Gleb NOVIKOV, Sales Engineer, Water Separation Technologies Group,
Alfa Laval
Do not repeat mistakes: the "right" waste water treatment facilities for the wet-milling plant.

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee-break

16:00 - 17:30 What to produce? New and well-forgotten old products from glucose - from the idea to market.
Evgeni GRIN, Head of department «Agricultural Systems and Protein Technologies», Alfa Laval
Wheat processing: A conceptual idea of the project at the rate of productivity of 15 tons of flour per hour or 150,000 tons of wheat per year.
Alexey BALANOVSKY, Director, Premix Plant No. 1
Development of a biocomplex based on the site "Plant of premixes No. 1". Experience of real operation of a plant for deep processing of grain.
Dmitry ERMAKOV, Head of Sales Department of Chemistry for the Oil and Gas Industry, YAarko Group
New plant for the production of citric acid in the Lipetsk region.
Dmitry KOZLOV, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Gene Expression Systems, Kurchatov Institute Research Center - GosNIIgenetika
Technology for the production of sweet protein brazzein as a sugar substitute in dietary nutrition. The product is 1000 times greater than the sweetness of sugar with a low calorie content, to taste being an improved substitute for stevia.
Vladimir DEBABOV, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Research Director, Kurchatov Institute - GosNIIgenetika
Efficient production of glutamic acid and monosodium glutamate, as well as succinic and citric acids.

18:00 - 19:00 Cocktail  

Day Two, November 15, 2018

8:30 Welcome coffee

9:30 - 11:00 Starches and gluten: the market, the production and use of gluten and modified starches.
Oleg RADIN, PhD, President, Association of starch producers "Roskrakhmalpatoka"
Technology and market for modified starches. Economy scale: what is the optimal size of the plant? Is there a future for small starch plants?
Thomas STRANDT, Director of Grain Processing Technologies, PETKUS Engineering GmbH
Advanced technology Petkus for "dry" grinding in complexes for deep processing of grain.
Lidiya SOLOMINA, Ph.D., Leading Researcher, All-Russian Research Institute of Starch Products, branch of the VM Gorbatov Research Institute of Nutrition Systems, RAS
Technologies for production of modified starches for technical applications.
Angella ASRARKULOVA, Researcher, Research Center "Kurchatov Institute" - GosNIIgenetika"
Wheat gluten and its hydrolysates. Possible areas of practical applications.

11:00 Coffee-break

11:30 - 13:00 Glucose and glucose-fructose syrups: market outlook, production and use. Chemical building blocks products from sugars.
Maxim MINKIN, Representative Office Director; Bernd IMENKAMP, Sales Director, VetterTec GmbH
Industrial Spray Dryers for Biotech Applications. Experience in Russia.
Ivan VAKAR, industrial and food enzymes, Dupont
Enzymes for the production of glucose and glucose-fructose syrups.
Ilya ZUBOV, leading sales engineer, GEA Group
The use of centrifugal equipment GEA in the production of amino acids.
Nadja HERMSDORF, PhD, Technical Marketing Manager Food Applications, BU Liquid Purification Technologies, LANXESS
Lewatit® ion exchange resins for starch industry.
Natalia MELNIKOVA, Commercial Director, SPX Cooling Technologies
Modern water cooling systems. Modernization and new construction of cooling systems. The basic principles and algorithms of counter flow and crossflow cooling towers.

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Bioethanol production at a wet milling plant. Worldwide performance standards. The minimum effective size of the plant. Selection of dry or wet process. New chemistry - innovation on the basis of renewable chemical feedstock.
Vadim BUNIN, Ph.D., leading project engineer, NPK Ecology
Integration of local automation systems and energy accounting of the biotechnological complex.
Valdis RUPMEJS, EU Business Development Manager, CelloFuel
Mobile plants for the production of bioethanol from sugar beet, Jerusalem artichoke and wood chips.
Leonid RUDYUK, leading engineer, Techinservice
Industrial technology for the production of alcohol OwerTech, which allows you to get absolutely pure alcohol, completely purified from any impurities, with a record low cost of thermal energy.
Victor PANFILOV, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Professor, Head of the Department, Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, Russian University of Chemical Technology named after D.I. Mendeleev
Development of technology for producing protein feed products enriched with functional components during the deep processing of grain.
Alex ABLAEV, PhD, Center for New Technologies
Economy grain processing plant and production of chemicals: the amino acids, organic acids and so on. Detailed modeling of the enterprise. Parameters affecting profitability. Economy scale: what is the optimal plant size? The 45,000 tons of wheat wet-mill plant?

18:00 End of the Forum

November 16, 2018

9:00 - 18:00 Technical workshop "GrainExpert" (separate registration required)
Wet-milling and industrial fermentation: Plant start-up & Operations
Venue: Holiday Inn Lesnaya, 15 Lesnaya street.
Workshop is intended for technical specialists, who are responsible for the production process and the high quality of the final product at the wet milling and fermentation plants.Participation in the seminar "GrainExpert" is recommended for:
• Technical Director
• Chief Engineer
• Chief Technologist
• Fermentation engineer
• Downstream engineer
• QC engineer